11802 readersWhen you start thinking that you need more coding than you can do in flash’s timeline and in your FLA, you will then need to use the document class. This class means you don’t need any code on the timeline, and all your codes go into using external classes. Let’s start with a basic document
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6311 readersEmbedded fonts can be tricky. Embedding fonts in Flex mobile projects is slightly trickier. Another developer on the SDK team forwarded me this stackoverflow question to take a look at. There aren’t a ton of font embedding examples out there, so let’s take a quick look. There are just a few things you need to
4874 readersI’ve been noodling around a bit with Flash Builder 4 lately. After creating a few simple apps I decided to look into font embedding. There are quite a few posts to be found via Googling about embedding fonts in Flex. Some are very good, others not so much, but I think I managed to compile
736 readersRotating text using 'rotation' property requires embedding fonts. In Flash Player 10 another technique can be used. Instead of 'rotation', you can apply 'rotationZ'. Since 3D objects are converted
8723 readersFlash is vector graphics in nature. Flash originally started with the name FutureSplash and designed to handle vector data. During its journey from FutureSplash to Macromedia Flash and now, Adobe Flash which has been significantly upgraded to handle bi...
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15628 readersThere are plenty of examples of fun and dynamic infographics that manage to grab the viewers’ attention while providing relevant facts. Some are perhaps more useful than others, but they get the job done. Even when the job isn’t a serious one. A slightly less common style is an interactive infographic. This is a format
3416 readersIn my last post about this I found an ugly workaround in order to get embedded fonts to work in both MX and Spark Components. Since then I’ve learned the best way to do this is simply to select the checkbox in the Project Properties -> Flex Compi...
3544 readersI've blogged before about embedding fonts in Flex applications by first creating an embedded font in a Flash movie. The process is pretty simple and works well with one large caveat, your final SWF is larger based on the file size of any embedded fonts. Why is this bad? If you've embedded four of your
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